Good afternoon everyone! This is the day that the Lord has made.
Let us rejoice and be glad in it!
This week, Rev. Christopher Wolf continued his sermon series about the meaning of church. For some, church=judgment, church=perfection, church=hypocrisy. This week's message was "Church=Together". Christopher's Chat, Pastor Christopher's weekly message, discusses this togetherness in church:
OTHER CHURCH ANNOUNCEMENTS
Envelope of the Month
The envelope of the month is your blue Assessment envelope. Our assessment for 2018 is $84.50 per person. As a reminder, the assessment is a fee we must pay to the RCA Classis each year. Any assessment money owed to Classis that is not collected in the blue envelopes must then be drawn from the general fund. Please see any Consistory member with questions.
Valentine's Day Luncheon
Our annual Valentine's Day Luncheon will be held on Sunday, February 11th immediately following worship. We are in need of salads and desserts. If you are planning on attending, we ask that you sign up ahead of time either on the hallway bulletin board or by filling out the online registration form by clicking HERE.
The annual Congregational meeting will be held next Sunday, February 4th immediately following our Worship Service. The 2018 budget is available on the back table for you to take home and review. The Congregational Report will be emailed to all church members sometime this week.
2018 Consistory and Ministry Leadership
At the first Consistory meeting of 2018, the following leaders were elected or appointed:
Evelyn Leseberg - Vice President of Consistory
Catherine Wasdyke - Consistory Clerk
Robert Troyano - Treasurer
Donna Arnone - Financial Secretary
Herb Larsen - Chair of Buildings and Grounds Committee
John Casbar - Chair of Finance Committee
Gale Hendrickson - Chair of Education and Youth Committee
Evelyn Leseberg - Chair of Worship Committee
Please pray for the Pastor and these leaders and contact them about serving in these ministries.
Giving statements for 2017 are available on the back table in the Sanctuary.
Please check the sign-up sheet on the bulletin board outside the upstairs kitchen, and sign up if you are able to host coffee hour.
Ongoing Clothing Drive We continue to accept bagged or boxed donations of clothing, shoes, accessories, bedding, linens, curtains and towels. All donations may be left outside Pastor Christopher's garage doors in the Ackerman Avenue parking lot anytime.
Last Week's Prayer Concerns (January 21st)
Rich Shanahan and Family, Marion Santos, Alberta and Jack, Ann's parents, Giovanna's parents, Christie and baby, Jenny's mom, Bob, Bob Brouca, David.
If you have placed someone on the prayer list and would like to have a handmade prayer cloth (shown below) for them, please see Winnie Caputo to arrange for them to receive one. For more information on the prayer cloth ministry, click HERE.
A complete list of ongoing prayer concerns is on the back table in the Sanctuary.
1) Christianity 101 Adult Bible Study 7pm
2) Adult Choir Rehearsal 7:30pm
Sunday 2/4 1) Sunday School/Adult Bible Study 9am
2) Worship Service 10:30am
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Thank you for taking the time to read through this week's announcements. Feel free to share with your family and friends. God bless you!
In His Service,
The First Reformed Church of Saddle Brook, NJ
5 Ackerman Avenue (corner of Saddle River Rd)
Saddle Brook, New Jersey 07663